39 days in Europe, Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

39 days in Europe, Asia & South Pacific Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly to Memmingen Allgau Airport, Drive to Peiting
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Peiting, Germany
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Seoul, South Korea
— 8 nights
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Busan, South Korea
— 1 night
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Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
Fly to Brisbane International Airport, Drive to Noosa
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Noosa, Australia
— 1 day
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Glass House Mountains, Australia
— 1 night
Drive to Brisbane International Airport, Fly to Sydney
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Sydney, Australia
— 8 nights
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Paris, France

— 3 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Get some historical perspective at Palace of Versailles and Sainte-Chapelle. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and admire the striking features of Louvre Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Paris attractions planning app.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Paris due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in January, with highs in Paris at 8°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get a sense of the local culture at Natural History Museum and National Gallery. Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament. Change things up with a short trip to Coda Falconry in Waltham Abbey (about 44 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Bartholomew the Great, and contemplate the long history of Tower of London.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. January in London sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 17 — 20:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Appreciate the collections at National Museum of Scotland and Royal Yacht Britannia. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and Palace of Holyroodhouse. There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at BobCat Alpacas, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, and contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close.

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Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. January in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Berlin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 20 — 23:

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, then steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, then see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Stolpersteine in Berlin.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Berlin in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Peiting.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 26:

Peiting, Germany

— 1 night
Peiting is a municipality in the Weilheim-Schongau district, in Bavaria, Germany. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Maria Himmelfahrt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ehem. Stiftskirche Mariä Geburt, pause for some serene contemplation at Pilgrimage Church of Wies, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Welfenmünster, and finally see the interesting displays at Floesser Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Peiting journey planning site.

Explore your travel options from Berlin to Peiting with the Route module. January in Peiting sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Peiting

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 26 — 27:

Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at BMW Welt, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, and finally make a trip to Marienplatz.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Munich trip maker.

Getting from Peiting to Munich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In January, daytime highs in Munich are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Seoul.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 29:

Seoul, South Korea

— 8 nights
One of east Asia's major cultural and financial centers, Seoul boasts five World Heritage Sites and a huge selection of museums, temples, shrines, palaces, parks, gardens, and glass-and-steel skyscrapers.
Popular historic sites such as Gyeongbokgung Palace and Changdeokgung Palace are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Jongmyo Shrine and Insadong. Step out of Seoul to go to Suwon and see Hwaseong Fortress, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Pack the 6th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Lotte World. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Folk Museum of Korea, take some stellar pictures from N Seoul Tower, take a stroll through Bukchon Hanok Village, and explore the activities along Cheonggyecheon Stream.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read Seoul travel site.

Fly from Munich to Seoul in 14.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Munich to Seoul is 8 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Seoul when traveling from Munich in January, with lows around -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Busan.

Things to do in Seoul

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks

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Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 7:

Busan, South Korea

— 1 night
The country's second city, Busan has often been referred to as South Korea's summer capital.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): make a trip to Haeundae Cinema Street, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haeundae Beach, then kick back and relax at Gwangalli Beach, and finally view the masterpieces at Shinsegae Gallery.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Busan tour planner.

Getting from Seoul to Busan by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seoul in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Busan: highs are around 10°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to fly to Tokyo.

Things to do in Busan

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 8:

Tokyo, Japan

— 3 nights
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
You'll explore and learn at Tokyo National Museum and Edo-Tokyo Museum. Get some cultural insight at Hase-dera Temple and Kōtoku-in. Take a break from Tokyo with a short trip to Tsurugaoka Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Meiji Jingu Shrine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Senso-ji Temple, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tokyo trip planning website.

You can fly from Busan to Tokyo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In February, daily temperatures in Tokyo can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to fly to Noosa.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 8 — 11:

Noosa, Australia

— 1 day
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Noosa tour planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tokyo to Noosa. The time zone changes from Japan Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. On the 12th (Sat), you'll travel to Glass House Mountains.

Things to do in Noosa

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 12:

Glass House Mountains, Australia

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Parrots in Paradise and then get to know the resident critters at Australia Zoo.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Glass House Mountains road trip planning tool.

Getting from Noosa to Glass House Mountains by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In February, daytime highs in Glass House Mountains are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Glass House Mountains

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 12 — 13:

Sydney, Australia

— 8 nights

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Visit The Rocks and Fort Denison Island for their historical value. Visit Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sydney: Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (in Albion Park Rail), Featherdale Sydney Wildlife Park (in Blacktown) and Breakwater Battery Military Museum (in Wollongong). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and examine the collection at Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sydney travel app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Glass House Mountains to Sydney. In February, daytime highs in Sydney are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Sydney

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 13 — 21:

Scotland travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Distilleries
A land packed with thousands of years of history, Scotland is home to numerous thriving cities and a vibrant population proud of its distinct culture, heritage, and art. The Scottish people are fond of saying "Good things come in small packages," and nowhere is that more true than in their compact homeland. Despite its relatively small size, the country is crammed full of attractions, not the least of which are numerous world-famous golf courses and whiskey distilleries. Though the sun may not always shine here, Scotland is a stunning country renowned for its dramatic scenery of mountains, valleys, hills, green fields, and rugged coastlines, guaranteeing a diverse holiday. While most tourists restrict their itinerary to the historic Highlands, where they search for the mysterious Loch Ness monster, you can also explore the Lowlands’ outstanding natural wonders and flourishing cultural scene.

Sunshine Coast travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Zoos · Gardens
Beaches, sun-drenched streets, and a relaxed ambience are the defining elements of Sunshine Coast, a region just north of Brisbane. Having grown rapidly in the 1960s and 1970s, Sunshine Coast became a popular destination for surfers in particular and has now grown into a well-managed city focused on "green" economic development.